By Emily Murray Were your high school days spent running with the less-than-popular crowd? A new study has found that means you are less likely to be a smoker as an adult than the “cool kids.” We all understand the basic concept of peer pressure. We are more inclined naturally to try something we wouldn’t … Continue reading School Popularity Predicts Likelihood of Smoking, Says Study →
We all know that smoking is bad for us but did you know that quitting now can actually reverse much of the damage that smoking causes. Check out our latest infographic; you might be surprised by how quickly you could be breathing easier. If you would like to share this infographic please use the HTML … Continue reading Smoking Cessation Infographic →
Within a year of quitting smoking, ex-smokers experienced lower stress levels than they had when they were lighting up regularly.
EmilyM When I came across this video in the news today, I couldn’t help but feel disappointed. Most of the time you want to believe that what someone is telling you is the truth. In this case I was really hoping they were wrong. I’m talking about the Indonesian 2-year-old baby smoking video that went … Continue reading Baby Smoking 2 Packs a Day is the Real “Marlboro Baby” →
By emilyM When we are young, we’re like little sponges soaking up everything around us. The love of our families, friends, learning to speak, walk, eat and talk. For many, however, soaking up mom and dad’s secondhand smoke is part of the equation too, and later, pressure from peers to take a puff of that … Continue reading Indonesian Baby Smoking 2 Packs a Day: The Shocking New Face of Nicotine Addiction →
by jasonP Quitting smoking is very difficult. Research has shown that quitters have much greater success when they incorporate peer-support resources and medical assistance into their attempt. Fortunately, every state in the U.S. has a Quit Line peer-support program. In fact, medical assistance options are so effective that many states will offer them to uninsured … Continue reading Quitting Smoking is Easier With The Right Help →
By jasonP Seventy percent of smokers say they want to quit, but it’s not as easy as that. In fact, quitting can be the hardest thing a person does in their entire life. An article in MarketWatch discusses some recent studies that were published by the CDC and the North American Quitline Consortium. The findings: … Continue reading How To Quit Smoking →
A Canadian study found a 39% reduction in cardio-vascular admissions, and a 33% drop in respiratory admissions.
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